RM 79,200 - 103,300
Proton X50 Specs
  • Segment B-Segment
  • BodyType SUV
  • Transmission DCT
  • Capacity 1.5 L
  • Horsepower 150 - 177 PS
  • Seats 5
The 2021 - 2022 Proton X50 is offered in 4 variants - which are priced from RM 79,200 to RM 103,300, the base model of x50 is 2020 Proton X50 1.5T Standard which is at a price of RM 79,200 and the top variant of Proton X50 is 2020 Proton X50 1.5T Flagship which is offered at a price of RM 103,300.
Road Tax Cost*
RM90.00/year
Insurance Cost*
RM2,338.70/year
Fuel Cost*
RM2,665.00/year

* For reference only, you can adjust your real situation with the calculator.

    Variants

    Car Price

  • 2022 Proton X50 Standard 1.5
    RM 84,400

    RM 947/month

    14,329 km  /  1 years  /  Johor Bharu

  • 2021 Proton X50 Premium 1.5
    RM 95,400

    RM 1,045/month

    31,594 km  /  1.5 years  /  Petaling Jaya

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  • Overview
  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Powertrain
  • Driving Performance
  • Conclusion
  • Overview

    The Proton X50 will be Proton's first-ever B-segment SUV. The model is based on the China-market Geely Binyue and will challenge the likes of the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3. The Proton X50 gets the choice of two turbocharged 1.5-litre engines, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch (DCT) automatic transmission.

  • Exterior


    Design

    Visually, the Proton X50 looks identical to the Geely Binyue donor car, but with some Proton touches. Instead of the Geely's "Expanding Cosmos" front grille, the Proton X50 gets the "Infinite Weave" design that was first seen on the Proton X70.

    Dimensions

    The Proton X50 measures in at 4,330 mm x 1,800 mm x 1,609 mm in length, width, and height. Its wheelbase is 2,600 mm.

    2020 Proton X50 Dimensions
    Length 4,330 mm
    Width  1,800 mm
    Height 1,609 mm
    Wheelbase 2,600 mm


    Lighting

    All variants of the Proton X50 get LED headlights and LED tail lights. Front fog lights are fitted to the 1.5T Executive variant onwards.

    Wheels

    The Proton X50 is offered with two wheel sizes: 17- and 18-inches. The 1.5T Standard and 1.5T Executive get 17-inch units, while the 1.5T Premium and 1.5 TGDI get 18-inch wheels.

  • Interior


    Dashboard

    It's safe to say that the Proton X50 has the most premium interior in its segment. The Proton X50 gets a good mix of materials that give it an upmarket appeal. The dashboard (at least on the Flagship variant) also gets a lovely red finishing on the upper dashboard.

    Centre Console

    Thanks to its shift-by-wire gear shifter (like the Honda HR-V Hybrid), the Proton X50 also gets a dual-layer centre console design. 

    Underneath the shifter column is a neat storage spot for miscellaneous items, which is similar to its larger sibling - the Proton X70. 


    Space

    Compared to some of its rivals, the Proton X50's interior space isn't particularly remarkable. It is sufficient for a family of five to travel around without feeling too cramped.

    Boot

    Boot space of the Proton X50 comes in at 330 litres. Not particularly impressive, as rivals offer more boot space.

  • Powertrain


    Engine

    Two turbocharged engines are offered on the Proton X50, a 1.5-litre multi-point injection (MPI) petrol unit and a 1.5-litre direct-injection (TGDI) petrol unit. 

    The former produces 150 PS and 226 Nm, while the latter does 177 PS and 255 Nm.

    2020 Proton X50 Engine
    1.5-litre turbocharged MPI150 PS226 Nm
    1.5-litre turbocharged TGDI177 PS255 Nm

    Transmission

    The sole transmission option is a 7-speed dual-clutch (DCT) automatic. It is the same unit as the one found in the locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70, but with different shift mapping and calibration.

    Drive train

    The Proton X50 is front-wheel drive-only.

  • Driving Performance

    Acceleration Time

    When we sampled the Geely Binyue in China, it completed the century dash in 8.9 seconds. We expect the Proton X50 to achieve similar figures. 

    Engine Performance

    Despite having one cylinder less than its rivals, turbocharging helps to improve performance of the Proton X50. It accelerates with a strong urgency - stronger than any of its current rivals that are currently on sale.

    Transmission Performance 

    The Geely Binyue's DCT was far from pleasant, as it does not creep when left in D, which makes hill climbs rather tricky. 

    But we expect that to be resolved with the Proton X50, as the same transmission is found in CKD Proton X70.

  • Conclusion

    Conclusion

    All in all, the Proton X50 is a very accomplished product from Proton. Not only does the the Proton X50 look good in metal, its generous equipment count, strong engine performance, and price point are enough to seal the deal for some. The competition will get stiffer over time, as Toyota and Hyundai also have X50-rivalling models coming soon.

Proton X50 2022 has total 6 color options in Malaysia: Snow White, Ocean Blue, Passion Red, Armour Silver, Jet Grey, Citric Orange.

Snow White

  • Ptb 12807 & Lot 3217, Jalan Skudai Kiri, Batu 4½

  • Lot 15855, Taman Perindustrian Lukut Raya, Batu 6, Jalan Seremban

  • Lot 559 Bukit Lima Road

  • Lot 4523 (D), Batu 4 ½, Jalan Cheras

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  • What are the prices for the Proton X50?

    The Proton X50's prices are as below (excluding SST, until 31-Dec 2020):

    1.5T Standard - RM 79,200
    1.5T Executive - RM 84,800
    1.5T Premium - RM 93,200
    1.5 TGDI Flagship - RM 103,300  

  • What engine does the Proton X50 get?

    The Proton X50  featured a 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine 

  • What are the Proton X50 rivals?

    The Proton X50's biggest rivals are the Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, and Mazda CX-3.  

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